21 December 2012

Art I like - David Nash

One frosty morning we finally made it to Kew Gardens to see David Nash's exhibition. It's been on since June and runs till April, and it's great that so many people are seeing his work - probably for the first time - both at various places on the grounds and in the Shirley Sherwood gallery and the temperate house.

made of bluebell seeds

See a short video at bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18352050. "What I'm enjoying," he says, "is that the sculptures are not overwhelming the plants - there's a real conversation going on."

The works on paper include "Family Tree" (image from here; a view from the other end is here), showing the evolution of his work -

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